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Title: PROCESS OF REMOVING PLUTONIUM VALUES FROM SOLUTION WITH GROUP IVB METAL PHOSPHO-SILICATE COMPOSITIONS

Abstract

A process for separating plutonium values from aqueous solutions which contain the plutonium in minute concentrations is described. These values can be removed from an aqueous solution by taking an aqueous solution containing a salt of zirconium, titanium, hafnium or thorium, adding an aqueous solution of silicate and phosphoric acid anions to the metal salt solution, and separating, washing and drying the precipitate which forms when the two solutions are mixed. The aqueous plutonium containing solution is then acidified and passed over the above described precipi-tate causing the plutonium values to be adsorbed by the precipitate.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4337173
Patent Number(s):
2811416
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-12-004601
NSA Number:
NSA-12-004601
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-58
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
PATENTS; ADSORPTION; ANIONS; CLEANING; ENRICHMENT; HAFNIUM COMPOUNDS; PATENT; PHOSPHORIC ACID; PLUTONIUM; SALTS; SEPARATION PROCESSES; SILICATES; SOLUTIONS; THORIUM COMPOUNDS; TITANIUM COMPOUNDS; WATER; ZIRCONIUM COMPOUNDS

Citation Formats

Russell, E.R., Adamson, A.W., Schubert, J., and Boyd, G.E. PROCESS OF REMOVING PLUTONIUM VALUES FROM SOLUTION WITH GROUP IVB METAL PHOSPHO-SILICATE COMPOSITIONS. United States: N. p., 1957. Web.
Russell, E.R., Adamson, A.W., Schubert, J., & Boyd, G.E. PROCESS OF REMOVING PLUTONIUM VALUES FROM SOLUTION WITH GROUP IVB METAL PHOSPHO-SILICATE COMPOSITIONS. United States.
Russell, E.R., Adamson, A.W., Schubert, J., and Boyd, G.E. Tue . "PROCESS OF REMOVING PLUTONIUM VALUES FROM SOLUTION WITH GROUP IVB METAL PHOSPHO-SILICATE COMPOSITIONS". United States.
@article{osti_4337173,
title = {PROCESS OF REMOVING PLUTONIUM VALUES FROM SOLUTION WITH GROUP IVB METAL PHOSPHO-SILICATE COMPOSITIONS},
author = {Russell, E.R. and Adamson, A.W. and Schubert, J. and Boyd, G.E.},
abstractNote = {A process for separating plutonium values from aqueous solutions which contain the plutonium in minute concentrations is described. These values can be removed from an aqueous solution by taking an aqueous solution containing a salt of zirconium, titanium, hafnium or thorium, adding an aqueous solution of silicate and phosphoric acid anions to the metal salt solution, and separating, washing and drying the precipitate which forms when the two solutions are mixed. The aqueous plutonium containing solution is then acidified and passed over the above described precipi-tate causing the plutonium values to be adsorbed by the precipitate.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1957},
month = {10}
}